First Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Freeport woman on Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 3:20 pm for Grand Larceny that occurred between February 8, 2023 through April 4, 2023 in North Bellmore.
According to Detectives, defendant Ashley Atkinson, 22, of 314 Miller Avenue was employed as a staff member of the AHRC located at 1070 Bellmore Road who controlled the residents’ funds at the facility. On numerous occasions Atkinson made a total of thirty-seven (37) unauthorized withdrawals out of six (6) vulnerable elderly residents’ accounts totaling $4,400.00 for her own personal gain. The defendant then falsified the business records in an attempt to conceal the withdrawals. The Defendant was arrested without incident.
Defendant Atkinson is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, (2) two counts of Scheme to Defraud 1st Degree, and Falsifying Business Records 1st Degree. She will be arraigned on Friday, June 30, 2023 at First District Court, 99 Main Street Hempstead.
If you feel you may have been the victim of a similar incident call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det O’Brien / 1st Sqd 06/29/23/2330/8963